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Old 03-01-2011, 04:32 PM   #1
xeon123
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Command to indent text in vim


Hi,

I set in the .vimrc the autoindent (set autoindent).
Although I would like to create a shortcut to indent the code. What is the command to indent text?

Thanks
 
Old 03-01-2011, 04:44 PM   #2
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Uh - <tab>?

Another command is ">". for example:
Code:
<esc>, :, >  // Indents current line
5>> // Indents next five lines
'a,.> // Indents block beginning at marker "a" to current line
 
Old 03-01-2011, 04:45 PM   #3
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www.google.com/linux is your friend. Use it to search for answers pertaining to anything in Linux/Unix systems. This is the first return I got when I searched for "vim indent". It has just about everything you could want to know about indenting in vim.
http://vimdoc.sourceforge.net/htmldoc/indent.html
 
Old 03-01-2011, 05:05 PM   #4
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I've this line in the .vimrc

set cinkeys=0{,0},:,0#,!,!^F

that are keys to indent.

But I don't understand this line.

For example, to indent the whole I've to do:
!CTRL+F

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